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Match Preview: Women's Tennis at Wheaton

Match Preview: Women's Tennis at Wheaton

Women's Tennis at Wheaton
Tuesday, April 16 | 4 p.m.
Clark Tennis Courts | Norton, Mass.

THE SERIES
• Babson and Wheaton will meet for the 27th time since 1994 on Tuesday afternoon. The Beavers are 15-11 all-time against the Lyons and have won five straight matches in the series.

LAST MEETING
• Junior Emily Roeper, Claire Foster '18 and Kylie Kam '18 all collected points in singles and doubles as the Beavers defeated Wheaton, 7-2, on April 17, 2018, in Babson Park.
• Leading 2-1 after doubles, the Green and White earned five of six points in singles all in straight sets. Ines de Bracamonte and Isabelle Garvanne won at number one doubles for the Lyons.

LAST WHEATON WIN
• The Lyons collected a 6-3 victory over the Beavers on October 13, 2013, in Babson Park, Mass.
• Alexandra Marlowe and Lyndsay Cooke won at number one doubles and first and second singles to set the tone for Wheaton. Sarah Whitaker '14 and Tori Paolino '16 were victorious at third and fifth singles, respectively, for Babson.

SCOUTING THE LYONS
• Wheaton (5-8, 3-3 NEWMAC) has dropped three of its last four matches following Sunday's 8-1 loss to 34th-ranked Bates.
• de Bracamonte picked up the Lyons' lone point of the match with a 6-2, 6-4 victory at number one singles.
• de Bracamonte is 9-2 at number one singles, which includes a 6-0 mark in league play, while Garvanne is 6-3 in all matches at number two.
• In doubles play, de Bracamonte and Miriam Galindo Cerrada have gone 4-3 at number one, and the duo of Garvanne and Allison Burton is 4-3 at number two.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• Babson (9-4, 5-0 NEWMAC) has won five straight matches after breezing past Clark, 9-0, on Saturday.
• All three doubles matches finished 8-0, sophomore Carolina Merz was a 6-0, 6-0 winner at number one singles, and classmates Nastasia Tamarkin and Marissa Madison dropped just one game apiece in wins at second and third singles.
• Merz is 12-3 overall and 9-1 in dual-match singles play, Tamarkin has gone 8-4 at number two, and Madison is 9-3 overall with victories at both number three and number four.
• Merz and Madison are 10-4 in all matches with four wins apiece at first and second doubles, while the duo of Roeper and first-year Mary Kille are 10-5 overall and 5-0 in league play.

STREAKING BEAVERS
• Merz and Tamarkin have both won five consecutive singles matches, four of which have come in league play.
• Tamarkin has also paired with senior Alexandra Blizard to earn four straight wins at third doubles, while the pairing of Roeper and Kille has won its last five matches.

SINGLES FIRST FOR KADEN
• Sophomore Ally Kaden recorded the first dual-match win of her career by defeating Lilly Meadows of Clark, 6-2, 6-1, in the Beavers' 9-0 triumph on Saturday.

FOUR IN A ROW ON TAP
• Tuesday's match will be the first of four matches in four days for the Green and White, which will host Wellesley on Wednesday before taking on Endicott and Colby-Sawyer in non-conference tilts at home on Thursday and Friday, respectively.

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